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As Syria's war grinds on, Assad's Alawite base wavers

By Hugh Naylor, BEIRUT — The Alawite backbone of President Bashar al-Assad's regime shows signs of wobbling under the strain of Syria's civil war. Members of the minority group have become more critical of the regime's handling of the ... Washington Post, 1 month ago

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Prime Minister meets Alawite opinion leaders

Ahmet Davutoğlu met with opinion leaders of Turkey's Alawite community at the Prime Ministry residence. A group of 19 people, consisting of Labour and Social Security Minister Faruk Çelik, Alawite elderly, academics and former politicians ...
 TRT2 weeks ago Turkish PM meets Iraq's Kurdish leaders  Yahoo! Maktoob News1 month ago Turkish PM Visits Iraq as Ties Thaw  Naharnet1 month ago - How realistic is the Turkish strategy for Syria?  Cihan Haber1 month ago

Alawites, the forgotten victims of ISIL in Syria

The couple have never talked to a Western journalist before and this, perhaps, is why they speak with such courtesy and reflection. When Hossam died, they were living in the Damascus suburb of al-Qaddem. We returned to our village here in the ...
 Albawaba1 month ago
Kuwait Times

Alawites paying heavy price as they bury sons Assad regime desperate for soldiers

DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria: The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous, forming impromptu murals of death ...
 Kuwait Times1 month ago Syria's Alawites Paying Big Price  Mideast Time1 month ago

Iran 'transformed' Syrian army into militia: analysis

Iran is training and leading volunteer recruits from Syria's Alawites community to fill the gap of defected soldiers, prolonging the war The Syrian conflict will enter its fourth year in March 2015, but continuous Iranian support for the ...
 Middle East Eye4 days ago Iran transformed Syria's army into a militia that will help Assad survive another year  Reuters5 days ago
Abu Dhabi National

Turkey's Arab Alawites stand at a crossroads

Two men sporting long beards, military pants and black T-shirts walked into one of the corner markets in the southern Turkish coastal city of Iskenderun last May. Greeting the shop owner in Arabic, they wanted to know where the neighbourhood mosque ...
 Abu Dhabi National2 weeks ago
Foreign Affairs

Not Alright With Syria's Alawites

is the Syria research assistant in the Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. A political refugee from Syria, she is involved in the Syrian protest movement. Follow Alrifai on Twitter @OulaAbdulhamid Within ...
 Foreign Affairs2 weeks ago

Confessions of a former March 14er

Now is the time to look at groups the way they look at themselves: Christian, Sunni, Shiite, Alawite, Druze and the like March 14, 2007 was the only time I joined one of those massive protests in downtown Beirut. As I walked with friends through ...
 Now News3 weeks ago
World Bulletin

Alawite Assad regime defactors left in cold by the West

World Bulletin/News Desk U.S. the Central Intelligence Agency and Turkey's MIT spy agency in 2011 and 2012 reached out to Alawite commanders in Syria in a bid to weaken Mr. Assad, according to Wall Street Journal report citing U.S. and Turkish ...
 World Bulletin1 month ago

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Magazine Attempts to Justify Violent Jihad

Al-Shabaab supporters volley between local gripes and global issues in the latest edition of their online magazine, but their calls for violent jihad and overthrow of democratic governments are falling on deaf ears, Kenyan religious leaders and ...
 AllAfrica.com2 hours ago
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